Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Trichaptum fuscoviolaceum


Trichaptum fuscoviolaceum - Annual fruiting body; spread, spread-bent, semicircular, fan-shaped, adhered to the ground by the side or the entire base; usually grown at the root in rows with other individuals, rows arranged roofing covering large areas.

Single hat 15 to 60 mm wide, 1 to 4 mm thick. The surface is velvet, woolly, hairy, white, white-gray, green-gray in its youth; with age, naked, darker, concentrically zoned and furrowed. The shore is sharp, thin, young purple, with age brown-brown, rolled up.

Hymenophore tubular-nettle-lamellar, seemingly barbed; it consists of quite large, serrated, spattered holes, connecting at the base into a mesh and on the edge passing into radial plaques; violet, creamy violet, with a grayish coating; older gray-brown.

Flesh-layer. Top layer, felt, white. The bottom layer is leathery, yellow-brown; young elastic, later stiff, hardened.

Occurrence: In coniferous and mixed forests, in parks. On dead and dying stumps, trunks, logs, branches of conifers, especially pine, less spruce; very rarely on deciduous wood. Sometimes found on stored beams and boards. It grows in numerous clusters, common. Throughout the year.

Value: Unaffected fungus.

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